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  • New Johns Island affordable housing project is critical, leaders say
    par Skyler Baldwin le 23/02/2024 à 8:52

    A new 72-unit affordable housing project for Johns Island’s senior residents (age 62 and older) has been a long time in the making, developers and community leaders said. The post New Johns Island affordable housing project is critical, leaders say appeared first on Charleston City Paper.

  • Ariail: Unprecedented!
    par Robert Ariail le 23/02/2024 à 8:49

    The post Ariail: Unprecedented! appeared first on Charleston City Paper.

  • Stegelin: What more could you want?
    par Steve Stegelin le 23/02/2024 à 8:46

    The post Stegelin: What more could you want? appeared first on Charleston City Paper.

  • Blotter: Interesting choice
    par Skyler Baldwin le 23/02/2024 à 8:41

    Police reports taken from Feb. 14 to Feb. 15 The post Blotter: Interesting choice appeared first on Charleston City Paper.

  • Charleston City Paper: Volume 27, Issue 30
    par City Paper Staff le 23/02/2024 à 8:37

    The post Charleston City Paper: Volume 27, Issue 30 appeared first on Charleston City Paper.

  • Our View: Don’t let Charleston County play voters on funding to extend Interstate 526
    par City Paper Editorial Board le 23/02/2024 à 8:36

    Charleston County Council plans to ask voters in November to renew a 1% local option sales tax to pay for $5.4 billion in transportation projects, including the county’s overwhelming share of the ominous $2.4 billion extension of Interstate 526. The post Our View: Don’t let Charleston […]

  • Battle trail: New Carolinas’ Revolutionary War corridor needs money
    par Herb Frazier le 23/02/2024 à 8:34

    The two Carolinas are waiting for funding from the federal government to launch a new national heritage corridor to help local groups in both states observe the 250th anniversary of the American Revolution in 2026. The post Battle trail: New Carolinas’ Revolutionary War corridor needs money […]

  • Haley, Trump face off Saturday in GOP primary
    par Andy Brack le 23/02/2024 à 8:23

    Underdog and former Gov. Nikki Haley is seeking to best former President Donald Trump in a Saturday Republican primary showdown that has gotten increasingly combative in recent days. The post Haley, Trump face off Saturday in GOP primary appeared first on Charleston City Paper.

  • Final phase of Low Battery reconstruction project underway
    par Skyler Baldwin le 22/02/2024 à 8:07

    Construction crews have spent the last four years working to rebuild the lower portion of Charleston’s iconic battery, dividing the process into four stages to keep the majority of the waterfront walkway open to the public. Now, the final phase of the project is under construction.  The […]

  • What to do the week of Feb. 22
    par Blakelyn Faia le 22/02/2024 à 4:21

    Annie at the Gaillard Center This best-loved classic celebrating family, optimism and American spirit is playing at the Gaillard Center. Directed by Jenn Thompson, the play features the iconic book and score written by Thomas Meehan, Charles Strouse and Martin Charnin. Experience this heartwarming […]

  • Bill banning gender-affirming care for minors moves forward
    par Staff Reports le 22/02/2024 à 2:37

    MORNING NEWSBREAK  |  A proposed ban on gender-transition hormones and surgeries for transgender youths advanced Wednesday after a panel of state senators gave the bill its first round of approval in the Senate. The measure passed 4-3 along party lines after several hearings in recent […]

  • Celebrate National Margarita Day at these local bars and restaurants 
    par Blakelyn Faia le 22/02/2024 à 1:07

    The unofficial yet entirely appropriate American holiday, Margarita Day takes place Feb. 22. Enjoy a heavenly sip of a margarita with these top deals in town:  Pink Cactus is offering its house margaritas all day tomorrow for only $5, or enjoy a pitcher for $25. Santis knows how to throw a […]

  • Roland makes art about wrongful conviction, wins Gibbes Museum’s 1858 prize
    par Chloe Hogan le 21/02/2024 à 5:38

    The Gibbes Museum’s annual 1858 Prize for Contemporary Southern Art awards $10,000 to an artist whose work contributes to a new understanding of the South. The 2023 winner, Sherrill Roland, gave a Feb. 9 talk at the museum about his multimedia art practice which combines installation, […]

  • Longshoremen claim big victory in long S.C. labor dispute
    par Staff Reports le 21/02/2024 à 2:23

    MORNING NEWSBREAK  |  The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday said it will not take up a South Carolina coastal port dispute between the state and dockworkers at the new Leatherman Terminal in North Charleston.  The decision allows dockworkers with the International Longshoremen’s […]

  • Home Team BBQ to host annual Rock the Block fundraiser 
    par Staff Reports le 21/02/2024 à 9:32

    Charleston restaurant Home Team BBQ is set to host its annual Rock the Block fundraiser on Feb. 24 at its downtown Williman Street location. Now in its sixth year, the yearly event raises money in support of Hogs for the Cause and the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Charleston. Both nonprofit […]

  • O’Rourke to talk new book, fighting for democracy in Charleston
    par Chloe Hogan le 20/02/2024 à 8:23

    Former Texas Congressman and current candidate in Texas’s race for governor, Beto O’Rourke is bringing an inspiring message at 4 p.m. March 2 to King Street’s Blue Bicycle Books in a free event. He’ll be discussing his new book, We’ve Got to Try: How the Fight for […]

  • Haley closing the gap on Trump, new poll shows
    par Staff Reports le 20/02/2024 à 2:23

    MORNING NEWSBREAK  |  A new poll shows former Gov. Nikki Haley is closing the gap in the GOP presidential primary race with former President Donald Trump. The Emerson College Polling/The Hill poll puts Haley at 35% to Trump’s 58%. That’s about 10 points closer than she was […]

  • S.C. sees $2.5B in climate damage over 3 years, new report says
    par Blakelyn Faia le 19/02/2024 à 10:34

    The South is at more risk from the effects of climate change than other areas, according to the new “Pathways to Prosperity” report that examines the most up-to-date evidence on climate and equity issues in 12 Southern states.  According to the report, between 2020 to 2023, South […]

  • GOP presidential showdown set for Saturday in S.C.
    par City Paper Staff le 19/02/2024 à 2:22

    MORNING NEWSBREAK  |  It's just five days until the Republican Party's GOP presidential showdown in South Carolina where underdog and former Gov. Nikki Haley is seeking to best former President Donald Trump, who has a 2-1 lead in two state polls. The post GOP presidential showdown set […]

  • PHOTO ESSAY: Drew and Ellie Holcomb at the Music Hall
    par Staff Reports le 18/02/2024 à 11:49

    Drew & Ellie Holcomb brought heartwarming Americana and folk tunes to the Charleston Music Hall Feb. 17, a performance in their Feels Like Home national tour.  The husband-and-wife duo are best known for their co-written songs that weave stories of life,  love, hope and resilience. […]

  • Ask Dr. Jane: Wants more than Valentine’s roses
    par Dr. Jane Guyn le 18/02/2024 à 1:15

    Dear Dr. Jane: Valentine’s Day was coming up and I have to admit that I wasn’t looking forward to it. I love my boyfriend. He’s a great guy and we’re best friends. The post Ask Dr. Jane: Wants more than Valentine’s roses appeared first on Charleston City Paper.

  • Bar owners struggle as legislators search for solutions
    par Jack OToole le 18/02/2024 à 12:00

    Soaring liquor liability insurance costs continue to challenge — and outrage — bar owners across South Carolina. But the quick fix many were hoping for from the General Assembly appears to have gotten bogged down in  the  perennial legislative battle over lawsuit reform. So […]

  • Haley rallies voters Saturday at Kiawah Island whistlestop
    par Andy Brack le 17/02/2024 à 7:57

    Former S.C. Gov. Nikki Haley made repeated swipes Saturday at former President Donald Trump at a Kiawah Island rally to encourage people to vote in the Feb. 24 “First in the South” Republican presidential primary in South Carolina. The post Haley rallies voters Saturday at Kiawah Island […]

  • Brack: Medical marijuana relief needed for sufferers of pain, nausea
    par Andy Brack le 17/02/2024 à 12:00

    People with everything from cancer and rheumatoid arthritis to multiple sclerosis and epilepsy will tell you the same thing about medical marijuana — it helps. For many, it helps a whole lot and in ways that traditional treatments don’t. Taken often as gummies or tinctures, medical […]

  • High Fidelity: Carmen Hagan
    par Ohm Radio le 17/02/2024 à 10:03

    Originally hailing from Atlanta, College of Charleston student Carmen Hagan is currently pursuing a degree in communications and French, Ohm Radio writes. The post High Fidelity: Carmen Hagan appeared first on Charleston City Paper.

  • Film about hockey shot in Charleston
    par Kevin Young le 17/02/2024 à 8:39

    A new feature film shot in Charleston, The Late Game, follows a rusty hockey player as he subs in during an amateur “beer league” hockey night. The post Film about hockey shot in Charleston appeared first on Charleston City Paper.

  • 42nd annual SEWE kicks off downtown
    par Staff Reports le 16/02/2024 à 1:52

    MORNING NEWSBREAK  |  The 2024 Southeastern Wildlife Exposition (SEWE) returns to the Lowcountry this weekend, bringing conservationists, craftsmen, artists and animals to the peninsula to celebrate the natural world around us.  This year’s event will include its first-ever […]

  • Chef Coaxum serves sea and soul to the Lowcountry
    par Amethyst Ganaway le 16/02/2024 à 1:00

    Chef Janae “Tater” Coaxum is deeply passionate about diverse culinary styles. Growing up in a food-centric environment, the Charleston native forged a profound bond with cooking at an early age. Now, with her ghost kitchen concept Tater’s Sea and Soul, and her signature fried blue […]

  • The Brother Brothers bring dynamic harmonies to Music Hall
    par Kevin Murphy Wilson le 16/02/2024 à 9:48

    Identical twins and master musicians Adam Moss (vocals, fiddle, guitar and banjo) and David Moss (vocals, cello and guitar) frequently perform and record as a dynamic duo called the Brother Brothers. The post The Brother Brothers bring dynamic harmonies to Music Hall appeared first on Charleston […]

  • Charleston City Paper: Volume 27, Issue 29
    par City Paper Staff le 16/02/2024 à 9:33

    The post Charleston City Paper: Volume 27, Issue 29 appeared first on Charleston City Paper.

  • Vegan cafe opens on Spring Street
    par Chloe Hogan le 16/02/2024 à 9:31

    Plant-based eaters in Charleston, rejoice! A new vegan cafe is now open on Spring Street and offers decadent plant-based versions of Italian comfort food. The post Vegan cafe opens on Spring Street appeared first on Charleston City Paper.

  • Upper peninsula becoming edgier, hipper locale
    par Diane Knich le 16/02/2024 à 9:16

    When many people think about Charleston, especially those who don’t live here, they picture narrow streets, antebellum homes, upscale restaurants and the King Street shopping district of the city’s lower peninsula. The post Upper peninsula becoming edgier, hipper locale appeared first […]

  • Union Pier reset: Workshops give fresh community insights
    par Skyler Baldwin le 16/02/2024 à 9:05

    Union Pier’s new planning team is doing a lot of listening as it works to take the future of the 70-acre area in a new direction. They held the first round of public workshops Jan. 24 and Jan. 25 for what the team is calling “a reset” for the development. The post Union Pier […]

  • Ariail: Antichrist for president
    par Robert Ariail le 16/02/2024 à 9:03

    The post Ariail: Antichrist for president appeared first on Charleston City Paper.

  • Stegelin: Mutiny!
    par Steve Stegelin le 16/02/2024 à 9:00

    The post Stegelin: Mutiny! appeared first on Charleston City Paper.

  • Our view: Pick Haley over Trump in S.C. GOP primary
    par City Paper Editorial Board le 16/02/2024 à 8:47

    South Carolinians could change the shape of the 2024 presidential race if they turn out in droves Feb. 24 to back former Gov. Nikki Haley over former President Donald Trump. The post Our view: Pick Haley over Trump in S.C. GOP primary appeared first on Charleston City Paper.

  • Blotter: Less-than effective camouflage
    par Skyler Baldwin le 16/02/2024 à 8:29

    Reports taken from Jan. 30 to Feb. 10 Less-than effective camouflage A West Ashley woman on Feb. 8 reportedly donned a camo hat, entered a Sam Rittenberg Boulevard clothing store and began using a screwdriver to take the security tags off of the clothes she apparently intended to steal, Charleston […]

  • Gullah Geechee Corridor picks Brockington as interim leader
    par Herb Frazier le 16/02/2024 à 8:24

    Djuanna Brockington, an adjunct professor of nonprofit management and fundraising at the University of South Carolina in Beaufort, has been named interim executive director of the Gullah Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor. The post Gullah Geechee Corridor picks Brockington as interim leader […]

  • Local, state leaders break ground on Johns Island affordable housing project
    par Skyler Baldwin le 15/02/2024 à 10:56

    The family of local civil rights hero Esau Jenkins as well as leaders from across Charleston county and the state broke ground Thursday on the Esau Jenkins Village, a new affordable housing project off Maybank Highway on Johns Island. During a Feb. 15 press conference, Elaine Jenkins, youngest […]

  • What to do the week of Feb. 15
    par Blakelyn Faia le 15/02/2024 à 7:29

    What to do the week of Feb. 15 The post What to do the week of Feb. 15 appeared first on Charleston City Paper.

  • Cookbook offers different kind of report from Charleston’s Colberts
    par Connelly Hardaway le 15/02/2024 à 5:19

    Celadon Books, a division of Macmillan Publishers, this week announced the acquisition of a new cookbook, Does This Taste Funny: Recipes Our Family Loves, written by Stephen Colbert and Evie McGee Colbert. The book is set to be published September 17. Best known for his work on The Colbert Report […]

  • S.C. Senate passes medical marijuana bill — again
    par Staff Reports le 15/02/2024 à 1:44

    MORNING NEWSBREAK  |  The S.C. Senate on Wednesday again passed a bill that would allow people to use marijuana and related products for medical needs, sending it off to the S.C. House just like in 2022.  The Senate approved the bill 24-19 in a bipartisan mix of votes in favor and […]

  • 5 things you can do for Valentine’s Day
    par City Paper Staff le 14/02/2024 à 5:05

    It’s that time of year again – celebration of the little cherub of love with your love.  Here are five things you can do to make the day, well, special: The post 5 things you can do for Valentine’s Day appeared first on Charleston City Paper.

  • New S.C. poll shows Trump ahead of Haley
    par Staff Reports le 14/02/2024 à 2:16

    MORNING NEWSBREAK  |  A Winthrop Poll released this morning shows likely voters in the Feb. 24 GOP presidential preference primary will pick former President Donald Trump over former S.C. Gov. Nikki Haley by a 2-1 margin.  With 65% of likely voters saying they’ll back Trump, he […]

  • Lowcountry Local presents 11th annual Good Business Summit
    par Staff Reports le 14/02/2024 à 8:17

    Find 30+ engaging, diverse speakers and an all day networking event at Lowcountry Local First’s 11th annual Good Business Summit, Feb. 22. The one-day event, presented by South Carolina Federal Credit Union, takes place at the Charleston Music Hall from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. Speakers, panel […]

  • Get a taste of some of the perennial Lowcountry favorites
    par Connelly Hardaway le 13/02/2024 à 9:59

    Charleston City Paper cuisine writer Eric Doksa in 2011 laid out “the ultimate taste of Charleston,” listing “Classics to Get Schooled In.” From she-crab soup to pimento cheese, he gave readers a taste, if you will, of all the Southern classics you’ve got to try around […]

  • Maserati takes a pass at The Pass
    par Connelly Hardaway le 13/02/2024 à 5:57

    Just after 2 a.m. this morning a two-car collision led to one of the vehicles crashing into The Pass, the sandwich shop located at the intersection of Spring and St. Philip streets.  “According to the preliminary collision report, a Maserati was traveling West on Spring Street when the […]

  • Cogswell’s chief of staff paid more than mayor
    par Skyler Baldwin le 13/02/2024 à 4:49

    Elizabeth Dieck, chief of staff for new Charleston Mayor William Cogswell, earns an annual salary of $250,000, according to financial reports acquired by the Charleston City Paper. That’s about $27,000 more than the mayor makes and may be the highest salary for any municipal employee  […]

  • Charleston Symphony, students to play at Carnegie Hall in 2025
    par Staff Reports le 13/02/2024 à 2:02

    MORNING NEWSBREAK | The Charleston Symphony Orchestra, along with its youth orchestra and College of Charleston Orchestra, will perform at Carnegie Hall in New York next year, according to a report in The Post and Courier. “The quality of the Charleston Symphony is one of the best-kept […]

  • Early voting in GOP presidential primary opens
    par Staff Reports le 12/02/2024 à 2:38

    MORNING NEWSBREAK  |  Early voting in the GOP’s “First in the South'' presidential primary in South Carolina opens today as former President Donald Trump and former S.C. Gov. Nikki Haley continue to clash on the campaign trail. The post Early voting in GOP presidential primary […]

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